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Friday, 18 December 2009

New project - Merry Christmas :-)

1, 2, 3 Waterside Way House from Dolls house emporium





Christmas is here! and I thought I'd start a new project!


I had bought a house from DHE some months ago and talked about it in a previous post. I had planned to build it soon, but after unpacking it I was a bit nervous so I packed it up and decided to build it after I move house! having waited for a couple of months and the house move now on hold I brought out the box and had a go at building it.
A couple of days later, and a few hair-pulling moments! I have put the house together apart from the railings on the balconies!
Fixing the spiral staircase has got to be the most tricky of all :-)
In this hobby you get inspired by so many great people and you develop so many new skills! if someone had asked me about DIY or if I was handy with tools? a year ago, I would have fallen down laughing! but here I am with a drill in my hands drilling a 1.5mm hole in the door of this house! how cool is that! ;-)

The lovely thing is, amidst all the rush of Christmas, knowing I could come home and finish putting together this house has been very calming for me, I walk in and immediately get stuck into gluing, drilling, hitting! .... brilliant :-)


As I put the finishing touches I'll post more pictures :-)

12 comments:

  1. How wonderful! Enjoy the discovery of new skills and the great journey of building your dolls house. Merry Christmas!
    Josje

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  2. Somehow I have missed this post earlier!
    Great work so far, Natalie, I also have found miniatures calming these busy days before Christmas. I know I have already said it on flickr, but Merry Christmas Natalie!

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  3. Good luck! Looking forward to seeing the finished project.

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  4. oh Natalie, that's great! Good on you!

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  5. Natalie the house is lovely!!! Looking forward to seeing your advances!!!
    All the best for the comming year!
    Meli

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  6. wow - congrats to your new projekt!! the biginning looks very promising and i´m looking forward for more picture.

    i hope you had a wonderful christmas time and i wish you a wonderful 2010!!

    *nicola

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  7. Thank you Josje :-)
    Hope you had a lovely Christmas! x

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  8. Hi Pubdoll ;-)
    Thank you! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas too! Your purple tree on flickr ;-) inspired me to do something different so I got a white tree! so thank you for the inspiration!

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  9. Thank you Mini Dork :-)
    I have finished putting on the railings on the balcony now and I am getting ready to spray paint the house! hope it turns out ok!

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  10. Hi Oese
    Thank you!
    hope you had a lovely Christmas too x

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  11. Thank you Meli and all the best to you too :-)

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  12. Hi Nicola
    Thank you so much :-)
    Hope you had a good Christmas too and wishing you a happy new year!

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